OCI promises to put focus back on the athletes
Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) President Sarah Keane has vowed to restore the reputation of the organisation.
Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) President Sarah Keane has vowed to restore the reputation of the organisation.
A shipping company employee was killed in a tragic workplace accident when he was struck by an articulated lorry.
The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) continues to pay the legal costs of its former president Pat Hickey.
THE ticketing scandal at the Olympics in Rio has cost the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) more than €1.5m.
Households are spending proportionally less on food than at any time over the last 35 years - but housing spending has soared.
A special installation has brought the moon to Cork as part of the city's Midsummer Festival.
An Irish man who died after a road collision in Thailand on Tuesday night has been named locally.
Social media must be subject to regulation, the Press Council has said in the wake of the case of a man who was erroneously identified as a sex offender on Facebook.
Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a second body part in the Wicklow Mountains.
Gardai are working to establish the identity of a human torso discovered in the Wicklow Mountains.
Irish jihadis fighting for Isil and other terror groups should have their citizenship revoked, a senior Fianna Fáil TD has said.
An Garda Síochána has refused to say how many of its officers are proficient speakers and readers of Arabic.
Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan announced that the country's Armed Support Unit will have 20 extra members in the coming weeks.
An electrical engineer has expressed his relief after being allowed to remain living in his boat after a seven-year legal battle.
A massive search for a missing crewman after his fishing boat capsized and sank just metres off the coast of Skerries has recovered a body.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and information after an 11-year-old little girl was struck by a car in south Dublin.
The country is set for a 'mini-heatwave', with the mercury to spiral as high as 25C. Following a spell of wet and cold weather, temperatures have been forecast to reach the mid-20s throughout this week.
British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been heavily criticised by Arlene Foster for refusing to unequivocally condemn the IRA.
The principal of south Dublin secondary school Clonkeen College is promising its supporters will do everything in their power to prevent the sale of its sports pitches to a developer.
Simon Coveney's campaign has fired a warning shot at RTÉ over its coverage of the Fine Gael leadership campaign.
The EU's Commissioner for Health and Food Safety has hit out food waste, calling it "immoral".
CHILDREN'S Minister Katherine Zappone has become the first independent member of the Cabinet to comment on Fine Gael's leadership struggle.
Her politician husband has found himself in controversy over a photo which showed him face down on the ground in a hotel foyer.
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan is putting pressure on the British government to open its files on the Dublin and Monaghan bombings to an independent, international figure.
The father of tragic Concepta 'Connie' Leonard is keeping a round-the-clock vigil at his disabled grandson's hospital bedside after a suspected murder-suicide in a Co Fermanagh village in the North.
As a double champion UFC fighter Conor McGregor is used to carrying belts around.
Ireland's commissioner to the EU, Phil Hogan, has welcomed the snap UK election, saying he wants current British Prime Minister Theresa May to win a big majority.
Dublin Bus and Irish Rail are suing the National Bus and Railworkers' Union (NBRU) for the losses they suffered due to unofficial wildcat strike action.
Gardaí are continuing to search a north-Dublin park for the remains of a convicted rapist who disappeared six years ago.
Investigators probing the crash of the Rescue 116 helicopter have signalled wreckage from the aircraft shows marks "consistent with the tail" hitting rocky surfaces on Blackrock Island.
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny has said the families of the crew of Rescue 116 need to know what happened to the helicopter, to bring closure to the tragedy.
It is now feared the downed Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter may have hit rocks on a remote Mayo island before crashing into the sea at the foot of steep cliffs.
A man was in garda custody last night being questioned over the fatal stabbing of man in his forties.
Management at Bus Éireann is asking trade unions representing workers there to agree to a reduction in overtime for drivers, in order to save €5m a year.
The last movements of Irish backpacker Danielle McLaughlin, who was murdered on a dream trip to India, were captured by CCTV.
The main suspect in the murder of Irish backpacker Danielle McLaughlin has allegedly admitted to the crime.
The dangers of travelling to Goa - especially for women - are long known.
The grieving mother of a young Irish backpacker murdered in a tourist resort in Goa has spoken of her heartbreak.
Three members of the missing crew from Rescue 116 have been named locally as Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby .
It's a dilemma that has perplexed astrophysicists for years. But now Irish researcher Dr John Regan believes he has explained the formulation of the first supermassive black holes in the universe.
The tragic victims of a fire that devastated a women's shelter in the early hours of yesterday were relatives of those who died in another massive blaze.
An Irishman who was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a young girl in Colombia was arrested thanks to a citizen's tip.
Dublin city's senior archaeologist has told the private developer of a former Catholic institution that the site may contain human burials.
Babies will be accompanying their politician parents to meetings of Dublin City Council, under new proposals which are likely to pass this week.
All-out strike action at Bus Éireann could begin next Monday, with management meeting today to discuss pushing ahead with €12m in cost-cutting proposals.
Storm Doris wreaked havoc across the country as power lines came crashing down and fallen trees caused serious damage to houses and vehicles.
Irish Rail workers at six depots across the country may not turn up for work if the strike at Bus Éireann goes ahead.
AN under-12s football match was abandoned last week after adult supporters on the sidelines allegedly hurled racist abuse at two underage Traveller players.
The mother of a young woman left to die following a brutal assault has spoken of her anguish after the woman who killed her was jailed for four-and-a-half years.
National broadcaster RTE tried to get convicted drug dealer John Gilligan to appear as a guest on its entertainment flagship, The Late Late Show.
RTÉ has come under fire for inviting convicted drug dealer John Gilligan to appear as a guest on 'The Late Late Show'.
Gardaí have appealed for information following two separate hit and run incidents where one man was killed and a woman was left fighting for her life.
Bus passengers can breathe a sigh of relief after unions agreed to postpone an all-out indefinite strike which was due to begin on Monday.
A MAN who has spent two days queuing to secure a home for his retired father has said "this is the last roll of the dice."
A second TD has said a "very senior" garda contacted him and smeared Garda Sergeant Maurice McCabe, ahead of the whistleblower's appearance before the Public Accounts Committee.
Tesco workers will today picket eight of the international grocery giant's shops here, in a dispute over attempts by the company to alter the contracts of workers who joined before 1996.
Hospital support staff will begin an all-out strike in a dispute over the national public service agreements - on the same day nurses start their industrial action.
The iconic Harold's Cross Greyhound Stadium could be sold for housing after a decision was made to close it with immediate effect.
Europe's lead negotiator on Brexit is "working closely" with Taoiseach Enda Kenny to find solutions to the problems posed by the British exit from the EU and is "aware of Irish concerns".
The family of Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe have hit out at the HSE for releasing a statement of apology over the weekend, which they say contained false information.
On the day that the hospital waiting list scandal emerged members of the HSE communications team went on an overnight team building trip in Kildare.
It started life as the planned new headquarters of Anglo Irish Bank but €140m later it will house the Central Bank.
Enterprise Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor has insisted the Government and IDA worked "long and hard" to try to persuade HP not to cut jobs in Leixlip.
Dublin’s North East Inner City could be renamed, and Fitzgibbon Street garda station turned into a community policing centre, as part of a regeneration plan being prepared by the former head of the Workplace Relations Commission.
Road safety chiefs have urged pedestrians to make themselves more visible in the aftermath of a seventh person dying after being struck by a car while walking.
The trade union backing the Home Sweet Home campaign has applied for an exemption to prevent its old headquarters from being used for social housing.
There are likely to be just three contenders in the running to become the next president of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI).
He has spearheaded fundraising initiatives to help raise more than €11m for end-of-life care - and now hospice activist Ted Moynihan has been honoured for his work.
Ted Moynihan has dedicated more than a quarter of a century to looking after the welfare of cancer patients.
The former dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Victor Griffin, has passed away at the age of 92.
Around 2,500 people around Dublin's north inner city were left without electricity last night following a fire in an electrical sub-station.
Authorities in Queensland are investigating engine failure as the likely cause of a light plane crash which has left an Irish woman (21) fighting for her life.
AROUND 2,500 people around Dublin’s north inner city were left without electricity on Tuesday night following a fire in an electrical sub-station.
Homeless campaign group Home Sweet Home has claimed victory as the Government has confirmed two permanent housing facilities will be made available in Dublin.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny last night led tributes to the former secretary of the Department of Finance TK Whitaker, who died last night just a month after turning 100.
Renowned economist TK Whitaker has died.
Homeless campaign group Home Sweet Home has claimed victory as the Government has confirmed two permanent facilities in Dublin city centre.
Rising Irish acting star Ruth Negga was hard to miss on the red carpet at the Golden Globe awards last night as she sparkled in a shimmering metallic dress.
The heartbroken children of a popular teacher - who died after she was hit by a car while walking with her husband - have paid tribute to their "incredible" mother.
Murder victim Reece Cullen was on the phone arranging to meet his girlfriend when he was stabbed in the chest and left to die.
A teenager has died after he was stabbed in a house Tallaght in Dublin.
Former Dublin GAA star Conal Keaney has made a public appeal for the return of three medals stolen from his car before Christmas.
The Winter Initiative is a plan by the Government to try to reduce the need for admissions to hospital, and provide timely access and discharge in cases where it is necessary.
A young woman has spoken of her terror following an early morning abduction attempt, which took place while she walked to work through a city suburb.
A woman was rushed to hospital after she was stabbed in the neck during an attempted mugging in Dublin.
The man who will represent Republican Donald Trump in Ireland is the son of an adviser to Joe Kennedy - father of JFK and the Democratic Party's greatest Irish American dynasty.
Donald Trump will name Brian P Burns as the 32nd US ambassador to Ireland.
A strain of bird flu has been found in Ireland. Tests on a wild duck from Co Wexford confirmed the presence of avian influenza subtype H5N8, the Department of Agriculture has confirmed.
Outdoor lovers have been taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather to enjoy their Christmas break to the full - but it's going to be a wet New Year's Eve.
A young man is in a serious condition after the car he was driving crashed.
The son of Charles Brooke Pickard, who was abducted more than a quarter of a century ago, has said it would be "the beginning of a grieving process" if the family finally found out what happened to him.
Gardai have arrested a man in relation to the abduction and disappearance of Charles Brooke Pickard, who disappeared from Co Kerry in 1991.
RTE reporter Teresa Mannion has revealed she has been practicing the tango for her part on the first Dancing With The Stars.
Vile sex attacker Anthony Lyons has been given more than €420,000 through interest-free company loans.
A family has been left devastated after a young man was killed while riding his motorbike in an early-morning crash on Christmas Day.
Hundreds of brave souls took to the ice-cold winter waters to enjoy a swim before Christmas dinner.
There were two proposals at Apollo House over the weekend as more than 100 residents and volunteers enjoyed an "emotional" Christmas Day.
There are many traditions that have become part of our Christmas Day rituals - but this one is only for the very brave!
A family has been left devastated after a young man was killed while riding his motorbike in an early morning crash on Christmas.
The country's latest gangland victim was murdered after attempting to mediate in a dispute between the Kinahan cartel and their own mob banker.
Irish Christmas shoppers buying some of this year's most popular gifts for children are paying around 10pc more than people in the UK.
RTÉ's group head of sports has admitted the station is disappointed to lose out on the live broadcasting rights for some of the world's biggest horse racing events, including Cheltenham.
Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) general secretary Patricia King has hit out at claims by employers' group Ibec that Irish people enjoy "spectacular" living standards.
An outbreak of the winter vomiting bug has forced the closure of the four-star Slieve Russell Hotel.
President Michael D Higgins has hailed the efforts of volunteers who help bring food to the homeless and provide them with a hot meal.
The chairman of a powerful Oireachtas committee has called for an investigation into a rental agreement made by the Office of Public Works (OPW) to pay €6m a year to house the headquarters of An Garda Síochána.
Ireland is likely to miss the worst of Storm Barbara with the weather system passing towards the north of Scotland.
Dublin City Council is planning to install 800 solar-powered compactor litter bins in public areas while reducing the total number of bins by 20pc.
The father of Emily Barut has spoken of his heartbreak after her mother Dr Bernadette Scully - his estranged wife - was cleared of the manslaughter of the severely disabled 11-year-old.
A new bill, aimed at preventing profitable companies from targeting the pension schemes of their workers, will be presented to the Dáil next month.
Former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) Pat Hickey is back in the country and intends to clear his name.
The number of uninsured private vehicles on the road has increased by more than 66,000 over five years, new statistics show.
The father of an Irish boy who was killed in London in an apparent act of murder-suicide by his mother has said his son was always an angel.